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Life differs from lore for elephants

Vietnamese children begin to associate elephants with images of mountainous Tay Nguyen (the Central Highlands) from a young age, through a popular song called Chu Voi Con O Ban Don (The Little Elephant in Don Village).

Vietnam’s four top community-based tourism villages

Community-based tourism, with locals directly partaking in tourism products and service offerings, is slowly taking shape in Vietnam. According to the Vietnam Tourism Association (VITA), which listed the four villages, the initiative helps create jobs, reduce poverty, preserve cultural identity, and boost the country’s tourism landscape.

Webinar discusses fate of Mekong River

PanNature, a Vietnamese not-for-profit organization, in collaboration with the Mekong Community Institute of Thailand (MCI) and the NGO Forum on Cambodia, organized a webinar themed “The Fate of the Mekong River: Current Development and Future Perspectives” on November 5 within the framework of the ASEAN People’s Forum 2020.

Recommendations for VPA/FLEGT Monitoring and Evaluation Mechanism

On August 14, 2020, at the People and Nature Reconciliation (PanNature) office, representatives of RECOFTC Vietnam, WWF Vietnam (participating online), and PanNature had a meeting with the VPA/FLEGT  Monitoring and Evaluation advisory group to provide recommendations on the development of the draft framework.

Can Vietnam Prevent the Next Pandemic?

As zoonotic diseases become more dangerous, Vietnam moves toward cracking down on wildlife trafficking. A growing awareness of the links between wildlife trafficking and SARS, COVID-19, and other infectious diseases has prompted the Vietnamese prime minister to issue an executive…

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